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I Made a Mistake But I Am Making It Right

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    He Did Me Like Dirt When I Once Praised Him

    My middle school crush did me like dirt. The whole time I was blind to see that he was just another inconsiderate person. I did the unthinkable and wrote him a one brief paragraph of apologizing to him of what happened between us. My cousin started drama and tried to cause a...
    Artwander12 Artwander12 18-21, F Jun 26, 2012

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    Mistake Of Being Hypersensitive

    My story is simple. In past I cared so much about unimportant stuff. I was sooo hypersensitive, I felt hurt or stressed out after every criticque I ever received. Today I am still sensitive, but on a normal level and for normal reasons. I realized that if I keep up being caring...
    NneverGiveUp NneverGiveUp 26-30, M Jun 13, 2013

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    I Learned.

     I realized that I should be thankful of my mistakes.   Why?   A kid will say :   It’s because of the mistakes…   I got stinky…   I got dirty…   But see,            ...
    CallmeCamille CallmeCamille 70+ 3 Responses Sep 14, 2009

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    I Choose To Do The Right Thing Even Though It Hurts...

    I'm in an almost 6-yr. relationship, and we are engaged now,.. last year, i was able to bump in with my ex-boyfriend(my first love rodz), we thought that maybe we could be friends anyway it was 5-6 years ago since we broke up,. he ask for my number and i gave it to him.A few days...
    pingpingcustodio pingpingcustodio 22-25 2 Responses Jan 8, 2011

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    I Make So Many...

    I make so many mistakes. Not to long ago, I made a huge mistake, that almost cost me to lose everything that mattered to me. But I didn't, am I am so lucky for that. I have great friends, who forgave me, or for that I am so grateful. Thank you.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Aug 6, 2009

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    We all have made mistakes in life....whether they are little ones, or big ones, we all have......I have made many mistakes in my life...some that have hurt people, and I can never...
    SassyBabe39 SassyBabe39 41-45, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I have made mistakes in life. I am not afraid to admit it. If the mistake includes another person I try to correct it and apologize.
    planter715 planter715 51-55, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I've made mistakes in my life. i've let people take advantage of me, and i accepted way less than I deserve. But i've learned from my bad choices and even though there are some...
    submissivelittlewoman submissivelittlewoman 41-45, F 2 Responses Feb 4

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    So, yesterday I was driving home from dance class and I swerved to miss the “small horse” dog and ran into the ditch. I didn’t think it was that bad, so I just parked my car...
    Hindercat Hindercat 18-21, F 21 hrs ago

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    I embrace the fact I've made oh so many mistakes in my life and have no regrets about them. The misconception is that mistakes are bad. The the truth of the matter is that in the...
    CainMarko CainMarko 26-30, M Feb 13

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    No one is perfect. We all make mistakes. The biggest mistake I have made is that I slept with another man. My husband wanted to try the lifestyle (swapping). We went to a party...
    sweetmarsha sweetmarsha 41-45, F 3 Responses Feb 13

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    Oh boy i've made quite a few mistakes in my life. All in my past of course and none that I would repeat but I can honestly say I learned from those mistakes and I am a better...
    Raptax231 Raptax231 18-21, M 2 Responses Feb 6

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    I like many have made plenty of mistakes in life (what I consider to be mistakes anyway). I am slowly trying to learn to live with them knowing I can't change the past and in some...
    ladybug321 ladybug321 26-30, F 3 Responses Feb 15

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    I have currently been making horrible financial decisions and feel awful as well as completely out of control. every time I withdrawal cash out of the credit card account I am in...
    jaxpdx jaxpdx 41-45, F 1 day ago

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    I am a human being. Female. We are prone to fail in many things it is our makeup. Life is not an easy thing and there is a reason for that. We don't know and can never know...
    Astrucbmt Astrucbmt 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 6

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    I try to accept responsibility for my mistakes and make up for them in whatever way possible, especially if my actions hurt someone else. But it's not healthy to live in the past...
    CarrieSue CarrieSue 51-55, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    So what? Everyone does. "To err is human, to forgive divine." And besides, how will you know what is right if you haven't done anything wrong? think about it. ;)
    trAnSyLvanIanconcuBinE trAnSyLvanIanconcuBinE 26-30, F Feb 5

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    "Mistakes are a portal to discovery".~ james joyce
    orchidangel orchidangel 41-45, F 2 Responses Feb 7

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    Do you think there are any mistakes too big to be fixed? : /
    Ana8939 Ana8939 22-25, F 7 Responses Feb 19

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    I've had a lot of bad judgment over finances which has made me very depressed. Things have been turning around, but they turn around slowly. Being depressed sucks when so many...
    DontLookBackInAnger DontLookBackInAnger 18-21, M 3 days ago

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    When I was 14, I did something extremely terrible. I can't even say what it was, but I regret it.
    KingLaserDestroyer KingLaserDestroyer 18-21, M 3 Responses Feb 12

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    I never knew how it really was to live with an ex until now.Its so awkward ,even more to talk to the family because they don't understand. Then you wonder if things change? If you...
    moondesires moondesires 18-21, F Feb 14

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    Ohhhh boy have I. Worse then some of the others on this, better then some. But probably a lot different to most. Sooo wooo for me I guess
    Miansk Miansk 18-21, F 5 Responses Feb 20

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    Oh I have and my butt pays the price when I do
    sassygirl15 sassygirl15 13-15, F 5 Responses Feb 20

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    Who hasnt? But I've learned from them is all that truly matters.
    Averageguy41074 Averageguy41074 36-40, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Ummm.. I am curious of who hasn't?
    FrankK70 FrankK70 41-45, M 5 Responses Feb 12

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    Keep trying. It'll all be worth it.
    justmeaguy justmeaguy 26-30, M 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    So I guess I'm just like every other person here that says they are married but lonely. So to start, I have been with my wife for 20+ years, and married for almost 18. We met...
    dgob1 dgob1 41-45, M 6 Responses Feb 6

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    I was told to learn from my mistakes but most of the time I wonder what exactly were my mistakes? I thought I was doing it all right! I am not perfect but always tried my best.
    melXlo melXlo 22-25, F Feb 18

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    I can't believe I made that mistake but it happens. I can't tell my parents :(
    DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 23

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    I've grown to accept that I don't make mistakes but mere strategic disadvantages and should make a plan to win the battle.
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 18-21, M 1 Response a week ago

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    Why do some people here choose to spend all their time feeling sorry for themselves? Most people make mistakes but many realise the error of their ways and try to better...
    MyHoudini MyHoudini 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 12

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    We all make mistakes. We are human it's a given that it will happen and frequently too. Making the same mistake over and over again is tough. It is always by accident for me when...
    ttbridge ttbridge 36-40, F 1 Response Feb 13

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    I can't stand being with my boyfriend any longer, but I don't know if I can leave him...I'm too afraid to let go. So this is our story: We're at a long distance relationship...
    Bitterlove Bitterlove 16-17, F Feb 10

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    Sometimes, you decide to do something crazy, purely for the fun of it. Something totally out of the ordinary, that doesn't match the way you usually act, and just to see what would...
    BlueMetalChick BlueMetalChick 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 15

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    I'm right on that borderline, that if I were any taller, or any bigger around, it would majorly, majorly, majorly suck. I have a gut, and a big butt. I pull pants on, and once...
    Cetacean Cetacean 36-40, M 12 hrs ago

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    What is happiness? it has many definitions from time to time and from people to people it varies. But 3 years back i used to attend free seminar every friday and that org is called...
    FightingTillTheEnd FightingTillTheEnd 31-35, M 1 Response Feb 24

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    My husband and I have been together for almost 8 years now. We have no kids together, and he has 1 son from a previous marriage. When I moved in to my husbands house (8 years ago...
    bbstorm bbstorm 26-30, F Feb 13

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    I'm not perfect. No one is perfect. Today I have made a mistake and I don't know how to fix it. I forgot to tell my teacher I wouldn't be in her class and she is an algebra 1...
    MichaelEgitto MichaelEgitto 13-15, M a week ago

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    I am only 28 but I have been married since 2008 I married at 21 right now right after my now husbands grandma who was his mother figure passed away in 2007 due to sickness and my...
    Justwondering28 Justwondering28 26-30 2 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    I graduated The Hogwarts School of Wizardry at 12. I was a 4th year student when Harry Potter joined. I moved on to begin my training as a Jedi at 13 but of course the Jedi council...
    Phaethon Phaethon 31-35, M 2 Responses 19 hrs ago

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    "Tell me, Bruce, why do we fall down?........ So we can get up again!" Philosophy from an action movie, almost unheard of! But it's true! We make our mistakes as part of a learning...
    Rovigatti Rovigatti 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 19

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